Announcements2018-08-06T11:36:40-08:00

Sensory Pathways-Locomotor Skills

Locomotor skills are the foundation of large muscle movements and the cornerstone of gross motor coordination. There are eight basic locomotor movements which include: walk, run, hop, jump, gallop, skip, leap and slide. Research suggests [...]

By |August 24th, 2019|Categories: Featured Articles|Tags: , , |

August Grants Newsletter just released!

Click here to view! Many new grants opportunities listed in this newsletter along with a free download! FREE DOWNLOAD EXERCISE CARDS  The Peaceful Playgrounds set of Exercise Cards are easy to use and describe the [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|Categories: Announcement, Newsletter|Tags: , |

Spotlight Article: Legal Issues Impacting Playground Supervision

Legal Issues and Answers As you may know, for more than 15 years, I have been hired as an expert witness in cases involving student injuries and how those related to supervision.  In this article [...]

By |August 21st, 2019|Categories: Featured Articles, Supervision|

Announcing Peaceful Playgrounds Sensory Motor Pathways Playground Markings

BACKGROUND Locomotor skills are the foundation of large muscle movements and the cornerstone of gross motor coordination. There are eight basic locomotor movements which include: walk, run, hop, jump, gallop, skip, leap and slide. Research [...]

School Recess Revival

School Recess Article In recent years, an effort to pass laws mandating school recess for elementary school-age students has picked up steam largely as a result of parent advocates who believe school recess [...]

June Grants Newsletter Just Released.

June Grants Newsletter. Grants to check out: American Heart Association/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation VOICES FOR HEALTHY KIDS: W.K. Kellogg Foundation Kellogg Foundation Grants: Action for Healthy Kids Grants Game On Grants & BE Time Grants Home [...]

By |June 18th, 2019|Categories: Announcement|

Green School Yards Free Activity Guides

Green Schoolyards America believes school grounds are very important to children and youth and shape their experience of the world around them.  May is Green Schools Month so go outside on school grounds with students [...]

“Be Time” Grant Information Available

Action for Healthy Kids partnered with  GoGo squeeZ to offer Game On grants with a focus on BE Time for the 2019-2020 school year. The grants, which range from $5,000-$10,000, provide funding and AFHK's support to schools [...]

School Grants 2019

Playground and Garden Grants Check out the school grants page on  the Peaceful Playgrounds website. We just updated all grants with new links to grant information and applications. Grant types include: physical activity [...]

Game On Newsletter Full of Great Resources

 I get a lot of newsletters on kids health and most are really good. I particularly like the Game ON- Action for Healthy Kids Newsletter. The April edition is just out. You can view it [...]

By |March 28th, 2019|Categories: Announcement|Tags: , , , |